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AJCC Cancer Staging Manual, Eighth Edition

Present and future cancer staging with the eighth edition of the AJCC Cancer Staging Manual(Comments Off on Present and future cancer staging with the eighth edition of the AJCC Cancer Staging Manual)

December 6, 2017

Updates to the AJCC Cancer Staging Manual, including revisions to breast cancer staging content, are provided as is information on the manual’s second printing, including clarification of histologic codes.

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Induction chemotherapy and minimally invasive transanal surgery to increase organ preservation in rectal cancer

The objectives of the NEO Trial (CCTG CO28) are described, specifically the feasibility and safety of induction chemotherapy and minimally invasive transanal surgery to allow sphincter preservation.

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Preventing colorectal adenomas in cancer survivors: An update on the PACES/S0820 trial

An update on the PACES/S0820 trial, including changes to the Data Safety Monitoring  Committee to enhance study accrual, is provided.

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ACS CRP sponsors educational sessions at Clinical Congress 2017

A summary of five ACS CRP Clinical Congress 2017 sessions is provided.

Figure 1. Mechanism of checkpoint blockade

Current role of immunotherapy in urologic cancers

The role of immunotherapy in the treatment of urologic cancers is summarized and the efficacy of novel immunotherapeutics, particularly checkpoint inhibitors, are described, which may hold promise for a wide variety of tumor types.


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